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Firm Resource Manager (Scheduling & Utilization) in Ann Arbor, MI at Rehmann, LLC

Date Posted: 7/18/2018

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Job Description

Founded in 1941, Rehmann has grown to become one of the largest CPA, business consulting and financial services firms in the Midwest. Rehmann Robson, Rehmann Consulting, Rehmann Financial and Rehmann Corporate Investigative Services form a synergistic collection of business services that make up Rehmann. Through these subsets, we offer services in the areas of tax, accounting, assurance, business consulting, wealth management and corporate investigative services.

What makes Rehmann one of the best? Real Connections. Real Opportunity. Real Impact.

We believe that long term success is curated by REAL connections that entice you to collaborate with Firm leaders and fellow associates, REAL opportunities that push you to maximize your potential while maintaining a work/life integration, and REAL impact that allows you to use your creative ideas to positively affect not only your Firm and career, but your community and clients too.

We are seeking a top-notch manager to lead the scheduling function for all Rehmann departments on a firm-wide, regional and office level.  This position may be based in Troy, Farmington Hills, Ann Arbor or Lansing Michigan.

How You’ll Make an Impact at Rehmann:

  • Managing the firm-wide engagement schedule and associate utilization

  • Reviewing all firm jobs and resources.

  • Supervising and coordinating a firm-wide schedule, based on direction from departmental leaders to meet or exceed the appropriate utilization levels

  • Working with each Regional Department Director to prepare a work schedule and monthly forecast to align the appropriate clients with staff skills and maintain appropriate utilization levels

  • Determining appropriate hiring goals and overall headcount to ensure appropriate utilization and adequate staff to provide quality service to clients

  • Facilitating and leading principal and manager meetings to promote collaboration and ensure messaging is rolled out clearly and effectively to teams

  • Working with all appropriate staff to teach and coach successful use of the scheduling tool and department integration

  • Reviewing firm utilization and working with each department to drive efficient cross utilization of associates

  • Recommending and managing scheduling tool upgrades and innovative development to meet the changing demands of firm-wide scheduling

  • Driving efficiency in the scheduling process and assisting departments with effective scheduling implementation

  • Resolving conflicts on schedule

  • Communicating regularly with all firm-wide leaders regarding unassigned employees

  • Managing leave requests and CPE requests based on business and scheduling needs

  • Generating reports using firm software

  • Identifying potential action items and communicating suggested operational improvements based on financial results

  • Participating in strategic planning process

  • Developing and implementing programs and policies as needed

  • Preparing utilization reports for the firm and offices as requested

  • Collaborating with HR to determine staff schedules are balanced, associate development needs and improve job satisfaction at all levels

Your Desired Skills, Experiences and Values:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in public accounting with at least 3 years to include scheduling

  • CPA designation, a plus

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a major or concentration in accounting

  • Proficiency with MS Excel, Work and Outlook

  • Knowledge of time & billing systems

  • Critical thinking and sound judgment in making decisions that impact the firm

  • High level professional image, maturity and self-confidence

  • Expertise in managing professional staff

  • Ability to communicate confidently and effectively with firm leaders

  • Ability to effectively encourage management and associates to undertake actions that will improve the firm’s performance